Maine allows you to complete your divorce without an attorney if you and your spouse can come to an agreement on what to do with your property and how you will care for any children that you have.
Maine Residency Requirements
To file for divorce in Maine your must meet ONE or more of the following residency requirements:
- You must have resided in Maine for 6 months prior to filing for divorce.
- You are a resident of Maine and you were married in Maine.
- You are a resident of Maine and you resided in Maine when the cause of divorce started.
- Your spouse is a resident of the state of Maine.
Grounds For Divorce
The no-fault ground for divorce in Maine is irreconcilable marital differences.
Filing Your Maine Divorce
After completing the online interview, DivorceWriter sends you the divorce forms you prepared online along with detailed Maine filing procedures.
The basic steps for filing your divorce are as follows:
- You file the initial divorce documents.
- You and your spouse receive a Notice of Final Hearing from the Court.
- You and your spouse attend the final hearing.
Division of property & debt, child parenting plan (including child support, visitation and custody), spousal support, and more are covered.
DivorceWriter provides forms specific to the state of Maine and offers a money back guarantee if your documents are not accepted by the Court.
If you select an Maine divorce without children, you are selecting the following forms:
- Complaint for Divorce
- Social Security Number Confidential Disclosure Form
- Family Matter Summary Sheet
- Certificate(s) in Lieu of Financial Statement
- Certificate Regarding Real Estate (if the parties own real estate)
- Certificate in Lieu of Case Management Conference
- Settlement Agreement
- Acknowledgement of Receipt of Summons and Complaint
- Entry of Appearance
If you select a Maine divorce with children, you are selecting the non-children forms as well as Child Support Affidavits and Child Support Worksheet(s).